Torquay & District
Medical Society

Established 1842

Welcome to Torquay & District Medical Society

Torquay & District Medical Society is a social and educational society for members of the medical profession in the Torquay area.

We hold regular dinners and other events for members, their partners and guests, and are pleased to welcome prospective members to join us.

Why not join us for our informative and entertaining programme?
Dr Kyle Stewart - President of TDMS 2020-21

Please Welcome Our New President

Torquay & District Medical Society has elected a new president for the 2020/21 Season
We are pleased to announce that Dr Kyle Stewart has been elected as president of the Society for the 2020/21 season.

After two seasons as President, Dr Peter Moore has passed on the chain of office but looks forward to remaining an active member.

Dr Stewart studied medicine at the University of Birmingham and qualified as a GP in August 2019. 

He is now a GP Partner in Paignton.

Members will remember Kyle's inspirational talk on Innovation in Medicine when he won the T&DMS Research Prize in 2017.

Doctoring the Bay

A History of the Torquay & District Medical Society

by Dr Peter Moore

Peter Moore has recently published his splendid history of the Torquay and District Society Medical Society.
Peter's vivid account draws on battles with the local council to improve sanitation, the Society's lobbying for a horse drawn ambulance and the debate over the "scandal" of family planning!
Copies are available from Peter at a cost of £5.99 plus £1.50 p&p.
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Doctoring the Bay by Dr Peter Moore - A History of Torbay and District Medical Society

Our Next Event

Online Presentation by Dr Kyle Stewart

25th February 2021 at 7:30pm

TDMS february Talk - Applications of Watercress in Medicine

Applications of Watercress in Medicine

Almost 3 years ago, in April 2018, Dr Kyle Stewart enthralled the Society with an account of his groundbreaking research into the medical uses of watercress.
Kyle now returns, as the Society's President, to update us on the continuing developments at Watercress Research Ltd.
Watercress Research is a phytochemical research company established in August 2019.
Over the last 18 months a small team have developed a watercress extract which holds promise as a new antibiotic, anti-cancer adjunctive therapy and anti-inflammatory agent.
This talk will discuss the underpinning science, the journey to date, potential clinical applications and what the future holds for Watercress Research.
The talk will be held using Zoom.
If you would like to attend, please click the link below to register and we will send you the joining details for the meeting.

Torquay & District Medical Society Ties

Torquay & District Medical Society Tie
A number of Torquay & District Medical Society, 100% silk ties are available for sale to members.
The ties feature the T&DMS badge and are excellent value at £10 each.
Please click here to contact the Secretary to purchase your tie.